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A very large woman is waltzing with a very small man. Etching after J. Gillray, 1800.

  • Gillray, James, 1756-1815.
Date
[between 1800 and 1899]
Reference
34284i
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About this work

Description

"Handkerchief waltz"; meaning that the small man clutches his partner by the handkerchief around her waist, since her waist is too large for him to grasp

Publication/Creation

London (Bridge Street) : John Miller ; Edinburgh : W. Blackwood, [between 1800 and 1899]

Physical description

1 print : etching ; image 21 x 17.5 cm

Lettering

Waltzer au mouchoir.

Lettering note

Further lettering in pencil reads: Jas. Gillray del.

Reference

Wellcome Library no. 34284i

Type/Technique

Languages

  • French

Subjects


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